North Adams, MA- The MCLA Men's Tennis team dropped their home opener to visiting Western New England University 9-0 this afternoon at Zavattaro Athletic complex. With the loss, the Trailblazers fall to 1-3 on the season.
Today's match marked the return of the Men's Tennis program to the MCLA courts. The Trailblazers restarted their program this season after a long layoff.
MCLA's Taylor Krowitz put forth a solid effort in the number two singles slot, eventually falling to WNE's Jon Paul Quellette in straight sets 6-2, 7-6 (7-5). Chris Holzingen topped MCLA's Daniel Nesti in the number one singles slot 6-0, 6-3. Holzingen also added a point in doubles, teaming with Pete LeFrancious for an 8-0 victory.
LeFrancious, Shawn Fitzpatrick, and Holzingen won dual points for WNE.
Chris Holzingen (WNE) def. Dan Nesti (MCLA) 6-0, 6-3
Jon Paul Quellette (WNE) def. Taylor Krowitz (MCLA) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
Shawn Fitzpatrick (WNE) def. Joseph Whitehouse (MCLA) 6-1, 6-3
Greg Tishofer (WNE) def. Armory Galili (MCLA) 6-0, 6-1
Pete LeFrancious (WNE) def. Mitchell Mabardy (MCLA) 6-4, 6-1
Tyler Unwin (WNE) def. Richard Larocque (MCLA) 6-0, 6-0
Holzingen/LeFrancious (WNE) def. Nesti/Whitehouse (MCLA) 8-0
Nassar/Quellette (WNE) def. Krowitz/Larocque (MCLA) 8-2
Mindele/Fitzpatrick (WNE) def. Galili/Mabardy (MCLA) 8-0